The 1970 Datsun 240Z is one of the most iconic sports cars, especially from the Japanese, that the world has seen. Now, 45 years later, Nissan has launched an updated version of their performance-focused successor, the 2015 Nissan 370Z Nismo. How has 45 years of time changed the Z car? Roman drives both to find out.
The new car has power-assisted anti-lock brakes, stability control, six forward gears, and a rev-matching manual transmission. The 240Z has none of those. But does modern technology equal more fun, or does it numb the experience? Watch the video the find out. Whether you’re a new Z fan or an old one, you’ll enjoy this video.
Chad Kirchner is a freelance automotive journalist with a sincere passion for the industry and helping people. He’s a member of the Midwest Automotive Media Association and the Texas Auto Writers Association. When not writing about the latest automotive news or vehicles, you can catch him at car shows around the country. Be sure to check him out on social media, including Google+ and Twitter.